Job Positions

Academic Advisor-Bilingual/Online

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:


Academic Advising

Institution:

Nevada State College

Date Posted:

4/24/14

Close Date:

open until filled

Position Description
This position will provide high quality, pro-active advising support to online students and student's who's support system primarily speak Spanish. Furthermore, this position will provide intrusive advising and support to students who are in the Nepantla Program. Lastly this position will also meet with students who are in academic distress or withdrawal status and create plans to assist them, as well as provide general advising support. This role will be required to manage advising data for future reporting. This position will work in the Academic Advising Center, who as a team will support Complete College America goals, develop campus partnerships, and serve as a liaison to NSC departments and schools. This position should have an entrepreneurial spirit-collaborating on ideas and systems to improve advising methods as the College grows. This position will also a collaborative team member helping to develop and deliver advising materials and workshops to students. Excellence Fosters Opportunity: Having celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2012, Nevada State College is the first and only four year institution in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). NSC places a special emphasis on the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada, NSC emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary service, engaging learning experiences and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all corners of the campus. Enrollment has grown from 176 students in 2002 to over 3400 students in FY2013. Nevada State College offers competitive salaries BOQ, plus excellent benefits, including 13.25% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and a choice between two health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts. We are seeking committed individuals, who care deeply about higher education and student customer service, to work alongside dedicated executives, managers, staff and faculty in a highly collegial environment. Our staff members enjoy the rare opportunity to shape the college as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada. Salary Range:Competitive plus excellent benefits  

Duties
Provide academic advising to students who are primarily in online courses. Provide daily coordination of academic advising tasks that support and assist students who are in online courses. Support Nepantala program through academic support initiatives (1:1 appointments, workshops, newsletters, peer advising sessions). Outreach, connect and assist students who take online courses. Create online materials and tools for students to use to assist them with transition, retention and graduation.Identify options for students to satisfy degree requirements and recommend a program of study to assist in completion. Act as a liaison to campus departments and give students resources to complete procedures on campus such as: academic petitions, financial aid applications, registration, withdrawal, major change, and student information updates. Maintain all advising data and provide reports to the Director of Student Academic Support Services and/or Provost as required. All other duties as assigned.

Institution Information
Nevada State College
1125 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002  

Application Process
Special Instructions: Please include a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applicants will be notified before references are contacted.To apply click on the following link: http://www.nscjobs.com/postings/1597

Contact Information

Adeste Sipin  

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree
1-3 years of experience in advising, counseling, higher education or related field
Conversational skills in Spanish  

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree
5 years experience in advising, counseling, higher education or related field
Experience working with degree audit reports